Old School: Four Kreußlerian Foils

None of those are for sale… but this category of foil is one of the rarest in the giant scrap pile of historical foils…

The Secret History of the Sword

kr3From the late 1600’s until the first decade of the 20th century, the Kreußler method of thrust fencing dominated the use of the foil and “Rappier”. Here are four representative varieties of the weapons used…

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German Wrestling—Auerswald Options

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Antiquarian copies of Fabian von Auerswald’s Ringer=Kunst (Art of Wrestling)

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Pair of German-Made Fencing Sabers—Deutsche Fechtsäbel, c. 1900-1920

saber1This is a matched pair of German-made Fencing Saber with Distinct Italian Influences.

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Rare Four-Color Basket-Hilt Dress Schläger—Paradeschläger mit vierfarbigem Korb, c. 1950

 

Paradekorb, paradeschlägerA dress Schläger with rare four-color basket and etched blade—

Paradeschläger einer deutschen Verbindung, um 1950.

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